Time and place: Nov. 17, 2016 - Nov. 18, 2016, UT Austin Campus

Today a festival called alternatively Navarātri / Navarātra / Durgāpūjā / Dusshera / Dassain is celebrated all over South Asia, often with great fervor and massive public participation. The festival lasts for nine nights and ends with a celebration called Vijayadaśami (“the tenth (day) of victory”).

Time: Mar. 13, 2016 - Mar. 20, 2016

Mahboob A. Mohammad will visit Oslo in March of 2016 and give a public lecture, a seminar and visit classes.

Time: Oct. 30, 2015 - Nov. 8, 2015

Dirk Johannsen, Associate Professor in Cultural History, visits Austin where he will give guest lectures in Religious Studies. Martha G. Newman is coordinating the visit at UT.

Time and place: Oct. 19, 2015 - Oct. 24, 2015, Austin

Mark Teeuwen (Oslo) visits Austin and will give four lectures for students/staff and one public lecture.

Time and place: Oct. 2, 2015 - Oct. 3, 2015, Austin, Texas

The Texas Asia Conference 2015, "Beyond the Spectacular and the Mundane", will be held in Austin, Texas, on the 2nd and 3rd of October.

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2015 - Sep. 22, 2015, Austin

Ute Hüsken (UiO) will visit austin and give two talks, "Hindu priestesses (Strī Purohitā) in Pune" and "The emerging order of nuns in Theravāda Buddhism in the USA".

Time: Aug. 24, 2015 - Aug. 25, 2015
Time and place: Aug. 20, 2015 - Aug. 21, 2015, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris

Jishnu Shankar (UT Austin), Ute Huesken (IKOS, Oslo), Ina Ilkama (IKOS, Oslo), Moumita Sen (IKOS, Oslo) and Silje Einarsen (Aarhus) are organizing an international workshop on Navarātri, Navarātra and Durgāpūjā in South Asia and beyond with strong PhD participation at the Fransk-Norsk senter for humaniora og samfunnsvitenskap.

Time and place: May 20, 2015 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Seminarrom 10, P. A. Munchs hus

Talk by Dr. Sankaran Radhakrishnan that will focus on caste situation in early and medieval periods and their development. Open for all.

Time and place: May 17, 2015 - May 23, 2015, Oslo

Sankaran Radhakrishnan, Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin, will visit Oslo to give an intensive Tamil Course.

Time and place: Apr. 14, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, UiO

Chad Seales (UT, Religious studies) comes to Oslo to give a lecture on Christianuty in the US.

Time: Apr. 9, 2015 - Apr. 12, 2015

There will be a graduate students conference in Austin April 9-12.

Time: Mar. 8, 2015 - Mar. 18, 2015

He will give lectures on Egypt and participate in seminars.

Time and place: Oct. 29, 2014 - Nov. 6, 2014, Oslo

Professor Brian Levack (Austin, TX) gives guest lectures at IKOS from October 29th until November 6th

Time and place: Oct. 27, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014, Oslo

Brian Levack, John E. Green Regents Professor in History, will visit Oslo and participate in round table, seminars and lectures (further program to follow). Arne Bugge Amundsen is the UiO-cordinator.

Time: Oct. 25, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014

Robert M Oppenheim, Associate Professor and Director of Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Texas, Austin, will visit Oslo at the end of October to give lectures in East Asia studies(EAST4510 and KOR1504) and he will participate in the East Asian Lunch Seminar.

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014, Austin, Texas

She will give a public lecture on "Educating the Chinese Individual: Authoritarian Individualization?" and teach a course on Modern China. The Austin organiser for the visit is Li Huai-yin.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2014 - Nov. 3, 2014, Oslo

Associate Professor Heather Hindman from the University of Texas, Austin, will visit Oslo and teach a class in SAS1500 and give a public lecture. Arild Engelsen Ruud is coordinating the visit.

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2014 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Room 152, Georg Morgenstiernes building

Women played an active role in the Indian nationalist movement, especially after Mahatma Gandhi brought non-violent protest into the movement for Indian freedom. Open lecture with Gail Minault.

Time and place: Sep. 17, 2014 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Room 111 Georg Morgenstiernes building

While movements for social and religious reform among Hindus are relatively well-known in historical studies, reform among Indian Muslims has received relatively less coverage. Minault has tried to fill that gap in her research. Open for all.